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Quail restoration workshop scheduled at Central Arkansas Nature Center

Sept. 12, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, United States Department of Agriculture and Quail Forever will host a special workshop to help landowners bring back northern bobwhite in central Arkansas. The workshop will be held at the Witt Stephens Jr. Central Arkansas Nature Center from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 18. 
 

Big Catch kicks off Arkansas Hunting and Fishing Week Sept. 15

Sept. 5, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - September 15 through 22 is Arkansas Hunting and Fishing Week, and there’s no better way to kick off the week-long celebration of the outdoors than one of the largest fishing events of the year at MacArthur Park in Little Rock. 

Zebra Mussels found in Bull Shoals Tailwater

Sept. 5, 2018

MOUNTAIN HOME - Biologists with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission’s Fisheries Division confirmed the presence of zebra mussels in the portion of the White River just downstream of Bull Shoals Dam last week.

Greentree reservoir infrastructure operation plans unchanged for 2018-19 duck season

Sept. 5, 2018

LITTLE ROCK – With the opening of teal season right around the corner and the remnants of Tropical Storm Gordon expected to bring a flush of rainy weather, duck hunters are already turning their eyes to duck hunting, which inevitably means more attention to Arkansas’s famous greentree reservoirs. 

Retired AGFC biologist ready for quail season

Sept. 5, 2018

LITTLE ROCK - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is deep in the throes of an all out push for northern bobwhite habitat restoration, but that doesn’t mean there are no places left in the state to pursue wild quail.

AGFC to dedicate new nature trail at Lake Hamilton Sept. 21

Sept. 5, 2018

HOT SPRINGS – The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission and The Nature Conservancy will dedicate the new Electric Island Nature Trail at Lake Hamilton on Friday, Sept. 21. Access to the island is by water, so the AGFC will open the event with a special float via kayak or motorboat shuttle beginning at 9 a.m.

SouthArk Expo returns to El Dorado

Sept. 5, 2018

El DORADO - Those who love the outdoors will be summoned to the 20th Annual SouthArk Outdoor Expo, hosted by the South Arkansas Community College Foundation on Saturday, September 8, 2018, from 9:00-4:00 p.m., at the El Dorado Conference Center.